The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 109 93 126
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +33
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 36 57 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.18% 1.78% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 1.86% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 41 16
Median daily rate £350 £395 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.39% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £288 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £463 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +188.46%
DBA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2892 3061 2921
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.82% 95.45% 95.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1881 1951 1906
Median daily rate £369 £370 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.33% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 202 178
Median hourly rate £26.75 £19.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.17% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.90 £49.19 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South West region that featured DBA in the job title.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DBA across the South West region.

DBA Daily Rate Trend in the South West

DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

DBA Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DBA across the South West region.

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

DBA
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +6 16 £375 -7.97% 1
Bristol -18 10 £375 -11.76% 4
Somerset +13 2 £308 -8.88% 3
Devon +6 2 - - 4
Wiltshire -8 1 £450 +38.46% 2
Dorset -9 1 £350 -6.66%
DBA
England

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, DBA contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 48 (75.00%) SQL
2 41 (64.06%) SQL Server
3 29 (45.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (40.63%) Oracle
5 25 (39.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (39.06%) Oracle Database
6 22 (34.38%) Unix
7 21 (32.81%) Windows
7 21 (32.81%) Security Cleared
8 19 (29.69%) Linux
9 18 (28.13%) SAN
9 18 (28.13%) Oracle Database 11g
10 17 (26.56%) PowerShell
10 17 (26.56%) SC Cleared
11 15 (23.44%) SQL Server 2014
12 14 (21.88%) T-SQL
13 13 (20.31%) Shell Script
13 13 (20.31%) Clustering
13 13 (20.31%) SQL Server 2008
13 13 (20.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 11 (17.19%) SCCM
14 11 (17.19%) Oracle EBS R12
14 11 (17.19%) SQL Server 2012
14 11 (17.19%) Solaris
14 11 (17.19%) Ingres
14 11 (17.19%) Microsoft
14 11 (17.19%) SQL Optimisation
14 11 (17.19%) Virtual Machines
14 11 (17.19%) Failover Clustering
15 10 (15.63%) ERP

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (3.13%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.56%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (17.19%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (14.06%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (10.94%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (10.94%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (3.13%) SAP CRM
4 2 (3.13%) SAP ERP
4 2 (3.13%) SAP SCM
5 1 (1.56%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 18 (28.13%) SAN
2 4 (6.25%) Firewall
2 4 (6.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (64.06%) SQL Server
2 29 (45.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (39.06%) Oracle Database
3 25 (39.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (28.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 15 (23.44%) SQL Server 2014
6 13 (20.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (20.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (17.19%) Ingres
7 11 (17.19%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (15.63%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (7.81%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (3.13%) OLAP
11 2 (3.13%) OLTP
11 2 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (3.13%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (3.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.56%) tSQLt
General
1 10 (15.63%) Finance
2 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) RESTful
1 2 (3.13%) WSDL
2 1 (1.56%) Middleware
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.56%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.56%) SAP PI
2 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.31%) Clustering
2 5 (7.81%) Replication
3 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.13%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.13%) NHS
5 1 (1.56%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (34.38%) Unix
2 21 (32.81%) Windows
3 19 (29.69%) Linux
4 11 (17.19%) Solaris
5 2 (3.13%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.19%) SQL Optimisation
2 10 (15.63%) ERP
2 10 (15.63%) Server Patching
3 9 (14.06%) Data Management
3 9 (14.06%) High Availability
3 9 (14.06%) Mentoring
3 9 (14.06%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 8 (12.50%) Migration
5 7 (10.94%) E-business
6 4 (6.25%) Change Management
6 4 (6.25%) Project Management
6 4 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.69%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.69%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.13%) Data Analysis
8 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (75.00%) SQL
2 17 (26.56%) PowerShell
3 14 (21.88%) T-SQL
4 13 (20.31%) Shell Script
5 6 (9.38%) VBScript
6 3 (4.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (32.81%) Security Cleared
2 17 (26.56%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.38%) Degree
4 4 (6.25%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.56%) MCP
5 1 (1.56%) MCSA
5 1 (1.56%) MCSE
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (17.19%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (9.38%) Active Directory
3 5 (7.81%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (17.19%) Failover Clustering
1 11 (17.19%) SCCM
2 6 (9.38%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (6.25%) Data Guard
3 4 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 26 (40.63%) Oracle
2 11 (17.19%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.94%) VMware
4 4 (6.25%) Endeca
5 2 (3.13%) SAP
6 1 (1.56%) hybris
6 1 (1.56%) ServiceNow
Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago